Charter School Application Process & Timeline



When are the deadlines for charter school applications?

A School District (sponsor) shall receive and consider charter school  applications received on or before February 1 of each calendar year for charter schools to be opened 18 months later at the beginning of the  school district's school year.

What needs to be submitted with the application?

We ask for you to provide 10 copies of the application (hard-copy) and
one digital version (on a flash drive). 

Where should the application be sent?

Citrus County Schools
Attn:  Curriculum and Instruction
1007 W. Main Street
Inverness, FL  34450

Who is the contact for new charter school applications?

Darrick Buettner
Director of Special Academic Programs
Citrus County Schools
1007 West Main Street
Inverness, FL  34450
(352) 726-1931, ext. 2241
[email protected]

Where are resources for new charter school applicants?

On the Florida Department of Education website:

It is the applicant's responsibility to verify information on the Florida Department of Education's website in the event of any changes or
additional requirements.

Any information on this page is subject to change at any time.